Category Archives: News & Events

From the Principal

07/09/2017 Suzie McErvale

Last Friday, the College celebrated Father’s Day with Mass and Breakfast. I take this opportunity to thank the many fathers, grandfathers and other significant males in the lives of our boys and the boys who joined us for this wonderful gathering. Whilst we can become a little cynical about days like Father’s Day and the commercialism of it, if we take the time to reflect on the importance of fathers and other significant males in our lives, it can become a

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Media Excursion

05/09/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Wednesday 4 September, the students completing Year 11 Media were live audience members for the television show ‘The Project’. As part of Unit 2 Media, students learn about the Media Production Industry, and this excursion allowed students to see firsthand how a television show is filmed and broadcasted. They saw the ‘behind the scenes’ processes of the program (as it is filmed live), and saw how hair, makeup, auto cue, camera operations, audience in

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Science Week

05/09/2017 Suzie McErvale

This year’s National Science Week theme was FutureEarth. FutureEarth is based on an initiative launched in 2015 and is a major 10-year international initiative to advance global sustainability science. FutureEarth is a global community of tens of thousands of world-class researchers, projects and institutes brought together around an international research agenda focusing on sustainability science. The Academy of Science is developing a project office for

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2017 College Production

05/09/2017 Suzie McErvale

On August 25 and 26 a group of 43 students (cast, band and crew) presented their interpretation of a work that is widely considered to be one of the finest plays of the 20th Century. This team of hardworking students have worked since March on refining their work, learning a lot of lines and learning how to sing the songs and bringing to life this dark moral tale about the ravages of war. My thanks go to Mr Christopher Dalton, Principal at Sacred Heart Girls

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ACC Chess Tournament

05/09/2017 Suzie McErvale

On Thursday 24 August, the Salesian College Chess Team competed in the ACC Open Tournament at Simmonds College, Fitzroy North. The highly enthusiastic new year 7 members contributed greatly to our team’s success on the day, and overall the day was much enjoyed by all team players. The stand out best player on the day was Theo Tran from Year 10, who won 6 out of 7 matches. An honourable mention goes to Leon Jiang and the new recruits from Year 7; the team’s

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